Thursday, June 7, 2018

The Boys from Derby: "Who Will Wear the Crown?" by Gill (?) and Himes

HooOOOW's it shakin', Groove-ophiles! Here's a ghostly classic from (where else) Charlton's Ghostly Haunts #23 (January 1972) by Joe Gill (probably) and Fred Himes (definitely)! This story makes Ol' Groove think of some little event that was in the news lately, but he can't quite put his finger on it...


  1. Nice but really more of a love story than a ghost story.

  2. Why do you call Charlton comics stuff the boys from Derby?

    1. For a couple reasons. One is it was inspired by movie title "The Boys from Brazil." The other is that while most Groovy Age mainstream publishers had their offices in New York, Charlton was in Derby, Connecticut.

  3. A serviceable story with competent art though slightly bland-looking characters... EXCEPT I really like that ghost! He's nicely sinster... Good work on him, Mr. Himes!



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